Tag Archives: Bloomsbury Childrens Books

Sally Kindberg and quails in space (again)

Thinking about quails again at the moment (as you do), and currently drawing a new story, a distraction I admit from a slowly ongoing and more complicated project. The comic strip above was part of an earlier iteration. Animal pioneers … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s Draw It! London and a child’s drawing

I do enjoy seeing how readers respond to my Draw It! books!  This sent from a young reader in New Zealand, a page from my Draw It! London book.  The young artist has obviously aimed high, hooray!

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Sally Kindberg Dinosaur Wrangling in Fitzrovia

  Dinosaurs extinct? Pah, nonsense!  Lots of Dinos emerged in fantastic drawings by visitors of all ages at the wondrous Pollocks Toy Museum Fitzrovia Fete on Saturday. I had some trouble with my ears, confusing cats with dinosaurs but it … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg in Cambridge: carols, the Astronomer Royal and Dan Dare

What do you wear when visiting an Astronomer Royal?  Star socks of course. Lovely friends Bridget Marzo and Kit Prendergast invited me to join them on Christmas Eve for a festive treat – to attend a Kings Chapel Carol service then … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s workshop at the Guardian’s Family Art Day

Great fun as always taking part in the Guardian’s annual Cartoon and Family Art Day at Kings Place in London, along with twenty or so other artists.  Children made wonderfully inventive and ghastly ScaryZines all about their own Creepy Hotel … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s Space Trail workshop at the Institute of Physics Family Day

What a fantastic day at the Institute of Physics on saturday at their Moon Adventure Family Day!  Over one hundred and seventy people came in to draw comic strips and their journeys into space, and encouraged by an army of … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s comic strip workshops at the Institute of Physics

As it’s the anniversary year of the first moon landings, the current exhibition at the Institute of Physics is all about the moon, where I ran comic strip workshops yesterday. After some live drawing all about facial expressions and using … Continue reading

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Draw It! Swedish and Norwegian co-editions arrive

Some new co-editions of the first Draw It! book arrived yesterday evening – a surprise delivery.  The last co-edition was for Taiwan.  Great to see my books in all sorts of different languages. As well as in English of course! … Continue reading

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Workshop event at Swedenborg House again

Another of my explore and draw events at Swedenborg House produced fine results from young visitors again.  First of all we did some warm-up drawing exercises, including drawing different facial expressions on a young Swedenborg – thanks to some brave volunteers … Continue reading

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Workshops at Roehampton Reads festival

Perfect weather for running open air workshops last saturday at the first Roehampton Reads festival in Heathmere Primary School, south west London.   I managed to persuade the inspirational Deputy Head to join my pirate crew very briefly, before continuing … Continue reading

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